Keane double leads Galaxy past Toronto


AP

CARSON, California — Robbie Keane scored two first-half goals as the Los Angeles Galaxy downed Toronto 3-0 on Saturday to take outright the Major League Soccer lead.

The Galaxy extended their undefeated streak to 10 games.

Landon Donovan set up the Galaxy’s second goal in the 25th minute when he sent a ball forward to A.J. DeLaGarza, who crossed it back to Keane for his 19th goal of the season.

Retiring at the end of the season, Donovan received a standing ovation as he was replaced by Alan Gordon in the 84th minute.

Keane opened the scoring in the 22nd minute, and Gordon added a third goal in the 93rd minute.

At Santa Clara, California, Rodney Wallace scored twice in 3 minutes as Portland came back to beat the San Jose Earthquakes 2-1.

Chris Wondolowski opened the scoring in the 56th minute with his 14th goal of the season before Wallace equalized in the 71st minute with a left-footed blast into the upper-left corner of the net.

Liam Ridgewell sent a high-speed header deflecting unintentionally off Wallace’s head and looping past a helpless Jon Busch in the 74th minute for the go-ahead goal.

The Timbers moved within one point of the Vancouver Whitecaps for the fifth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. The loss eliminated the Earthquakes from playoff contention and extended their winless streak to 11 games.

New York’s Thierry Henry sent home a deflected shot in the 47th minute to help the Red Bulls beat the Houston Dynamo 1-0.

New York entered the game in fifth place in the Eastern Conference, holding onto the final playoff spot. New York’s Tim Cahill was shown a red card in the 88th minute for a rough tackle on Oscar Garcia.

Sebastian Fernandez scored goals 4 minutes apart in the first half to help the Vancouver Whitecaps beat FC Dallas 2-0, while Jermaine Jones headed in a goal in the 67th minute, his second consecutive winner, to push the New England Revolution past a 10-man Columbus Crew 2-1 in rainy conditions.